Systems Engineer

Northrop Grumman Bellevue , NE 68123

Posted 2 weeks ago

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader in Cyber, Logistics and Modernization, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, and Strike. For us, it's about more than just performing. It means realizing the values that define us: responsibility, trust, integrity and protecting freedom worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible.

The Engineering & Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is looking for an experienced Systems Engineer to join our team building the next generation of the Air Force Weather capabilities and providing weather support to warfighters around the world.

What You'll get to Do:

Design the next generation of weather forecasting systems for the United States Air Force. Support systems through the entire engineering life cycle. Work directly with the customer to help shape the requirements, design the system/software, requisition hardware, support the implementation and sustain the systems.

The ideal candidate is a self-starter with excellent communication skills who exhibits flexibility, the ability to work well with other team members and external customers. Individual must have the ability to prepare and present briefings to senior leadership and external customers, excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Must be proficient with Microsoft tools. The candidate will be responsible to help design and maintain on premise systems and also help identify and recommend design solutions in AWS GovCloud for a hybrid cloud architecture.

As an employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package which includes:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

This position has the option to work a 9/80 schedule. The 9/80 schedule allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work.


Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Application of systems engineering processes to develop systems that meet customer requirements

  • Execution of trade studies to select from among multiple potential solutions

  • Perform Systems Requirements analysis to include decomposition, allocation, verification, and validation

  • Conduct Requirements Management to include database development, management, maintenance and experience using Atlassian JIRA

  • Perform functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.

  • System modeling and simulation

  • Architecture, CONOPS, and use case development using model-based systems engineering methodologies

  • Perform technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems.

  • Perform analyses at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, and test.

  • Ensure the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.

Basic Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

  • 2 years of System Engineering experience with a Bachelor's of Science in a STEM discipline; 0 years of System Engineering experience with Masters

  • Systems Engineering skills, including requirements definition/allocation, interface definition, verification & validation, and life-cycle management

  • Experiance with commercially available architecting tools such as Enterprise Architect, CAMEO, etc.

  • Experience with Atlassian tools (i.e. JIRA, Confluence, FeCru)

  • Ability to provide a wide variety of technical analyses and program management support to a government customer

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools

  • Ability to obtain and maintain DOD Secret clearance

  • Ability to obtain and maintain CompTIA Security CE certification

  • Agile development team experience.

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Appropriate certification as required by DoD Directive 8570 (CompTIA Security or higher) Level I Position.

  • Experience with Systems Modeling Language (SysML)

  • Active Secret (or higher) clearance. An interim clearance is acceptable.

  • Scaled Agile Framework experience

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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